Argo Tea Opens Fifth Manhattan Location

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Argo Tea, the country’s leading tea café concept, further expands into the East Coast market with a new location opening at Chelsea - the 5th NYC location to open in a little over a year. Chicago-based Argo Tea strives to redefine the message of tea as a healthy beverage and lifestyle choice, to create unique, all-natural tea-based beverages and to provide customer experiences that reflect modern designs and a sustainable environment.

Since opening the first café in 2003, Argo Tea has grown to an emerging store portfolio that includes 20 successful locations in Chicago, New York and St. Louis. The newest café located in Chelsea at 275 7th Ave. marks the company’s fifth entry into the New York market in slightly over one year. The Chelsea café joins the 4 other successful Manhattan Argo Tea locations in the Flatiron Building, NYU’s Langone Medical Center, Columbus Circle and Union Square.

Recognized in a 2007 New York Times feature article as a "distinctive brand that has captured the palate of young professionals," Argo Tea’s offerings include all natural tea-based signature drinks, over 30 varieties of loose leaf teas, fair-trade organic coffee, fresh-baked pastries, specialty foods, and a selection of teaware and accessories. The signature drink menu features healthy and unique options such Maté Laté™ with earthy maté, almond and milk, Green Tea Ginger Twist® with Japanese green tea and ginger root, MojiTea® with cool mint tea and lime juice as well as many others. The food menu features a wide assortment of freshly baked gourmet pastries, French quiches, and a SpecialTea Foods made with tea-infused ingredients such Teanie Panini, Tea Bites and wholesome Teapot Grains. Argo Tea’s ready-to-drink bottled beverages can also be found outside the cafés, in the finest grocery retailers across the across the country.

Argo Tea partners with the best local and global tea, coffee, and food artisans sharing the company’s values and passion, to help ensure product quality and earth-friendly business practices from leaf to cup. Argo Tea works with and contributes back to local communities as a strong supporter of organizations championing women, healthy living, the environment and the arts through the ChariTea® fundraising program and in-kind donations.

The newest café opening in Chelsea follows on the footsteps of the company's passion of delivering the "Argo Experience,” one customer and one cup at a time through natural high quality products, earth-friendly and sustainable business practices, and industry-leading innovations.

About Argo Tea

We are passionate about bringing teas directly from growers around the world and blending them into unique and delicious signature beverages and teas. We are committed to being a sustainable business by working with the best local and global tea, coffee and food artisans and by contributing back to our communities to promote a healthy lifestyle and conservation of natural resources.

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Mika Ishida
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